Daragh Bradshaw

Daragh Bradshaw
University of Limerick | UL · Centre for Social Issues Research

Bachelor of Science

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Introduction
Daragh Bradshaw is an Irish Research Council funded Doctoral student at the University of Limerick. His current project aims to capture the experience of imprisoned fathers and their families. Results from this project will influence future policy surrounding provisions made for imprisoned families. Potential impact can be seen to affect recidivism, inter-generational offending and rehabilitation, being felt by incarcerated fathers, their families and society in general.
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September 2010 - October 2018
University of Limerick
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  • Researcher

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Publications (12)
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Authoritarianism emerges in times of societal threat, in part driven by desires for group-based security. As such, we propose that the threat caused by the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with increased authoritarian tendencies and that this can be partially explained by increased national identification. We tested this hypothesis by collecting cr...
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Predicting positive psychosocial outcomes following an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) remains a challenge. Considerable research demonstrates that social group memberships can have positive effects on psychological well-being, particularly during life transitions. Social group memberships are argued to help people derive a sense of self. This prospect...
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Predicting positive psychosocial outcomes following an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) remains a challenge. Considerable research demonstrates that social group memberships can have positive effects on psychological well-being, particularly during life transitions. Social group memberships are argued to help people derive a sense of self. This prospect...
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Background: Although citizens in countries worldwide took coordinated steps to support collective public health during the COVID-19 pandemic, the processes that encourage citizens to adhere with COVID-19 restrictions are not fully understood. Method: A three-wave study with a sample of Irish citizens (N Wave 1 = 1,800) was conducted during the COVI...
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The effectiveness of measures introduced to minimise the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome CoronaVirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19) depends on compliance from all members of society. The Irish response to COVID-19 has been framed as a collective effort, fostering national solidarity. However, dominant representations of the national communi...
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Parental incarceration (PI) is negatively associated with emotional, educational, and psychological child outcomes. However, few studies explore potential mechanisms through which these outcomes are transmitted or the means by which prosocial outcomes might develop. This study used data from two waves of a population cohort study of children aged 9...
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Background. Parental incarceration (PI) is associated with adverse outcomes for children affected. However, research in this area often reports conflicting results with few studies following children across time in non-US populations. Additionally, more research is called for using multi-informant perspectives rather than relying on adult reports o...
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In an attempt to combat the social isolation and stigma associated with the incarceration of a family member, increasingly efforts are made to support families affected by imprisonment. Many of these forms of support are delivered in groups. Participation in support groups generates benefits, sometimes referred to as the social cure, by enhancing a...
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There is increasing acceptance that children are not unaware of when they are targets of discrimination. However, discrimination as a consequence of socio-economic disadvantage remains understudied. The aim of this study was to examine the impact of perceived discrimination on well-being, perceptions of safety and school integration amongst childre...

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The project assesses the impact of parental incarceration on families and children as well as evaluates potential initiatives aimed as supporting this vulnurable population.